Serbian Language and Culture Lecture Series with Author Marija Sajkas

Event Date: 
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 19:15 to 21:15

Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for the Njegos Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture lecture series with Marija Sajkas, author of "Esther Jovnovich Scrapbook."

The novel is a fictional account of two immigrations, from Belgrade to New York in the 1930s and from New York to Belgrade in the 1990s.

EU Eastern Partnership, Neighborhood & EU Presidency

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 16:15 to 18:15
Please join the Harriman Institute and East Central European Center for a discussion with Minister Linas Linkevicius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania. Minister Linas Linkevicius previously served as minister of National Defence from 1993-1996 and 2000-2004. Between 2005 until 2011 he was the Lithuanian Permanent Representative to NATO. In December 2012 he was appointed minister of Foreign Affairs.

Translating Eastern Europe

Event Date: 
Friday, January 31, 2014 - 16:00 to 18:30

Translating Eastern Europe

Friday, January 31, 2014


Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB)

Please join the East Central European Center and Harriman Institute for an afternoon of readings and discussion. The literature of East Europe, during the Communist era and no less after 1989, refers to realities unfamiliar to North American readers and does so with idiosyncratic language. Its milieu and language pose a challenge to translate and to publish.